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La Petite Grocery, New Orleans, LA

La Petite Grocery

4.8
4.8
5520 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
Come dine in this beautifully restored Uptown restaurant on Magazine Street and enjoy James Beard Award Winning Chef Justin Devillier's contemporary Louisiana Cuisine.

The La Petite Grocery name pays homage to the history of its home, a building that’s stood for more than a century. The original structure was built in the late 1800s and called the Central Tea, Coffee and Butter Depot. In 1908, a fire devastated the space and it was transformed into a full service grocery store. Later it was most notably a fine foods and butcher shop, VonderHaar’s Fine Foods until 1982. When La Petite Grocery opened in March of 2004, they similarly aspired to provide the neighborhood with exotic teas, locally roasted coffee, and fresh produce. By doing this, we hope to provide a dining experience that evokes nostalgia of old New Orleans. Reservations are preferred.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 89 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    French, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sun 10:30 am–2:30 pm Lunch Tue–Sat 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (504) 891-3377
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Joseph Tiedmann
  • Catering
    The La Petite Grocery team is available for Off-Site Catering and we specialize in intimate dinner parties hosted in the comfort of your home. Email michelle@lapetitegrocery.com for more info on planning your event.
  • Private party facilities
    LPG is available for Private Functions by renting out the restaurant. Our historic building is a beautiful setting for Rehearsal Dinners, Wedding Receptions, Bridal Luncheons, Company Dinners & more. We offer a customized experience, sure to make your special occasion memorable. Email michelle@lapetitegrocery.com for info on planning your event.
  • Private party contact
    Mia Freiberger-Devillier: (504) 891-3377
  • Neighborhood
    Garden District
  • Cross street
    General Pershing
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Public transit
    The St. Charles Ave. Streetcar is a short walk to the restaurant.<br /><br />There are Magazine Street bus stops located one block away.<br /><br />
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 5,520 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

5,519 Reviews
  1. AmyH

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined today

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Every element of the experience was outstanding. I highly recommend it!

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  2. MarianneJ

    St. Louis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had the alligator bolognese and bistro steak, with apple and celeriac salad. Very delicious! Hubs loved his bolognese, especially the deep fried soft egg on top. My steak was tender and the sauce was so good. I also loved the potatoes cooked in layers and crispy all around. The restaurant surprised us with glasses of champagne to celebrate our anniversary. Truly a wonderful evening!

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  3. MCKwhat

    Denver

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Top quality all around. Easy to get in for lunch. Note that lunch has the same menu as dinner. So if you are having a hard time getting a reservation for the evening, pivot and go in for lunch. Totally worth it.

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  4. SzySweetCheeks

    New York City

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Once I saw the blue crab beignets on the menu, this place was on my to-do list for Nola immediately. The food was delicious, I had the bc beignets, the fried green tomatoes (which were good but I probably wouldn’t choose again), and the Bloody Mary whose quirky name I’m forgetting. Service was fantastic as well, all in all a lovely brunch.

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  5. MelissaR

    New Orleans

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was delicious and the service was some of the best I’ve ever experienced. We sat outside and it was nice and quiet. Can’t wait to go back and sit inside!

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  6. AlexisC

    Nashville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Exquisite experience! Staff was delightful and food was beyond. I appreciate when restaurants split shared items which they did for the gumbo! Crab beignets were amazing. Overall loved this dining experience!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our group of 4 enjoyed our meals very much! We chose the rabbit dish, Shrimp and Grits, Roast chicken and the Mussel feature. The Pecan tart was a delicious dessert too. Ryan was informative and attentive. Would definitely return.

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  8. kellyoutandabout

    Phoenix

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Every once in a while you have a lovely, memorable experience in dining! This was special indeed. Food was delightful and innovative! Jacob, our server was charming knowledgeable and efficient. This was very special. La Petite would be great for a romantic lunch or for us special times with friends. La Petite was the highlight of our trip to New Orleans. The location on Magazine is a great break from Bourbon Street.

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  9. Becki

    Western NC

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    This was one of our favorite meals in New Orleans. The wait staff was really nice, and our entree was excellent. We’d recommend it!

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  10. MNS56

    New York City

    37 reviews

    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Tough not to get good meal in New Orleans but LPG was the best that we had during our 6-day visit in the Crescent City. Panned rabbit, one of their signature dishes, was outstanding. Also an impressive wine list - and a selection of Bourbon whiskeys on the carte.

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  11. Family

    Cincinnati

    25 reviews

    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service, amazing food! The shrimp and grits were fantastic.

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  12. MoniqueB

    New York City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing from start to finish! The food was some of the best I have had in my over 30 visits to New Orleans over the years. I had a delicious red snapper special with risotto that couldn’t be beat! Drinks were on-pointe. Service was smooth and perfectly accommodating. Atmosphere was charming with a unique history to boot! Desert was top-notch. I will return again and again.

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  13. DaleD

    Philadelphia

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Inventive, savory cuisine. We started with the mouth watering ricotta dumplings and added pork tenderloin and chicken to the order, as well as sorbet- highly recommend!

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    In my opinion we sat at the best table in the house, with a view of the whole restaurant. The culotte steak in the Steak and Eggs dish was tender and delicious. Server was attentive. Very pleasant brunch overall

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  15. Leigh

    Mississippi

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love La Petite Grocery and enjoy every meal there. It is always wonderful!!

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love, love La Petite Grocery! The crab beignets are the bomb and the big red hammer was awesome!!

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Memphis/West TN

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent brunch/food experience. The shrimp and grits were sublime! My husband’s steak and eggs were excellent. Very pleased and highly recommend La Petite Grocery.

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  18. Jeff

    New Orleans

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service and food. We were not made to feel rushed at any time during our visit. All staff were very friendly and congenial. Looking forward to our next visit!

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  19. Amber

    Mississippi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went to your restaurant for our anniversary, and we got drinks, appetizers, entrees, desserts, and aperitifs. All of it was GREAT!! I HIGHLY recommend going here. We have already decided to go here anytime we visit NOLA.

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  20. Jill

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My friend and I had a fun afternoon celebrating our birthdays. Everything was absolutely delicious and the service was great! Highly recommend!

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  21. AnneW

    New York City

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was slightly above average but pricy. Service was rushed. Ambiance average

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  22. AndrewM

    Greater Boston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of our favourite restaurants in NOLA. Variety of menu items was great and really interesting. All our items were well,prepared and delicious. Service was personable and efficient. Ambience was just right. We would definitely return.

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  23. RebeccaBean

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    La Petite is our favorite NOLA restaurant for good reason - the food is always absolutely amazing. If you're looking for a truly special dining experience, that's La Petite. The flavors and attention to detail are unmatched. The service is also excellent and professional. A definite MUST if you're in New Orleans.

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  24. Stephanie

    Orlando

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    An amazing dinner experience:) ambience is quaint and lovely, wait staff was exceptionally friendly and attentive and the food outstanding! Would highly recommend

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  25. MattK

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great restaurant! I'm so glad to have visited and definitely want to come back; the server was super helpful and knowledgeable. Great meal!

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  26. Scottiedog

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had the Blue Crab Beignets (off menu) best one bite I ever tasted! Also enjoyed Gulf Oysters Gratin, Steak Tartare, Mac n Cheese, Cassoulet & Shrimp & Grits with Porcini Mushrooms and Seafood Stew. Best meal we had in NOLA😋 And we had a lot of good meals!

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  27. JohnA

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always great dining at one of Uptown's best restaurants! Food superb, service excvellent, wonderful ambiance.

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  28. LoloCG

    Richmond

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent meal, great service, awesome old building. Bloody Mary's were great, got the drum on polenta special which was so delicious and filling. Definitely recommend for a good meal.

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  29. Tkjacobson

    New Orleans

    144 reviews

    5.0

    144 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a wonderful meal! Excellent quality and so well prepared. Thank you, as always!

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  30. RickC

    New Orleans

    80 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    80 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One again a near perfect meal The crab beignets were back as a special and better than ever as were the ricotta dumplings. We ate in the bar and were able to watch the game while eating amazing food with terrific service. Highly recommend

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  31. ViajeraA

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was an excellent experience!!! Everything very good!!!

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The burger is hands down one of the best I’ve ever had.

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  33. Michlsu

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great time kicking off our Mardi Gras Friday at LPG! Always excellent!

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  34. GrantH

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great time! We scheduled our dinner before the parades Friday so the window view gave us a great view of the pre-parade celebrations.

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service was excellent. Will definitely go back again.

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  36. JamisonM

    Los Angeles

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of our favorite places for lunch every year we come into town for Mardis Gras. Love it!

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Oklahoma City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Still my favorite restaurant in all of Nola. First time taking my two boys. They devoured the blue crab beignets, gumbo and paneed rabbit. The staff is so helpful and kind.

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  38. srbmpna

    Los Angeles

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great dining experience. The crab beignets were one of the best bites of food I’ve had. We had them as an appetizer, and almost circled back and added them as a desert.

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  39. Archie

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous dinner. A little pricey but we knew that going in. Service was outstanding.

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Server (don’t remember her name) felt cold, however the experience was very nice including the complimentary dessert with a candle for my boyfriend’s birthday. The food was absolutely delicious - we had gumbo, dumplings, alligator bolognese & broccoli! We stopped at the bar for a drink before the meal and the bar service was top notch too. Overall wonderful time here!

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from La Petite Grocery using the Order Online button. La Petite Grocery also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 891-3377.

La Petite Grocery is rated 4.8 stars by 5520 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 89 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for La Petite Grocery

4238 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

Additional information

  • Cross street
    General Pershing
  • Neighborhood
    Garden District
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sun 10:30 am–2:30 pm Lunch Tue–Sat 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    French, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Public transit
    The St. Charles Ave. Streetcar is a short walk to the restaurant.There are Magazine Street bus stops located one block away.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Joseph Tiedmann
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (504) 891-3377
  • Catering
    The La Petite Grocery team is available for Off-Site Catering and we specialize in intimate dinner parties hosted in the comfort of your home. Email michelle@lapetitegrocery.com for more info on planning your event.
  • Private party facilities
    LPG is available for Private Functions by renting out the restaurant. Our historic building is a beautiful setting for Rehearsal Dinners, Wedding Receptions, Bridal Luncheons, Company Dinners & more. We offer a customized experience, sure to make your special occasion memorable. Email michelle@lapetitegrocery.com for info on planning your event.
  • Private party contact
    Mia Freiberger-Devillier: (504) 891-3377
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